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ISS astronauts return to Earth amid US-Russia tensions

13 days ago
Two American astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut returned to Earth on Thursday wrapping up a six-month mission at the International Space Station as tensions between Washington and Moscow threaten a rare area of cooperation. NASA…

Iran Guards says it held Gulf drills as U.S. tensions rise

2 months, 12 days ago
DUBAI: Iran’s Revolutionary Guards confirmed on Sunday it had held war games in the Gulf over the past several days, saying they were aimed at “confronting possible threats” by enemies, the state news state news agency IRNA reported.…

Eurozone growth slows as trade tensions persist

2 months, 17 days ago
BRUSSELS: Economic growth in the eurozone slowed in the second quarter, official data has shown, feeding concerns that global trade tensions fuelled by Washington may be hurting Europe’s economy. Major economic institutions — including…

PSG win again but tensions simmer between Neymar, Cavani

1 year, 29 days ago
Paris Saint-Germain kept their perfect start to the season going on Sunday, but the 2-0 win over Lyon also laid bare certain tensions in their all-star front line. PSG were leading 1-0 at the Parc des Princes when they won a penalty with…

Turkey hosts OIC meeting over Jerusalem tensions

1 year, 2 months ago
ISTANBUL: Turkey hosted a meeting of the main grouping of the world's Muslim nations to discuss the crisis that erupted last month when Israel imposed security measures at a key holy site in Jerusalem on Tuesday. Turkish Foreign Minister…

Trump could play role to defuse Pak-India tension: US envoy

1 year, 6 months ago
UNITED NATIONS:  The United States will try to de-escalate tensions between India and Pakistan without waiting till “something happens”, says US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. In an interaction with reporters, Haley said…

Iran holds naval war games amid rising tensions with US

1 year, 7 months ago
TEHRAN: Iran launched naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf and the Indian Ocean on Sunday, a naval commander said, as tensions with the United States escalated after U.S President Donald Trump put Tehran "on notice". Since taking office…

Indian film festival drops ‘Pakistani movie’ after threat

2 years ago
MUMBAI, INDIA: An Indian film festival dropped a Pakistani drama from its programme on Monday after protesters threatened to disrupt the screening - the latest movie to fall foul of heightened tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbours.…